Silencing Race: Disentangling Blackness, Colonialism, and National Identities in Puerto Rico available in Paperback
Silencing Race provides a historical analysis of the construction of silences surrounding issues of racial inequality, violence, and discrimination in Puerto Rico. Examining the ongoing racialization of Puerto Rican workers, it explores the 'class-making' of race.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2012|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Ileana M. Rodríguez-Silva is an assistant professor of Latin American and Caribbean History at the University of Washington.
Table of ContentsRacial (Dis)Harmony in Puerto Rico PART I Slavery and the Multi-Racial-Racially Mixed Laboring Classes Becoming a Free Worker in Post-Emancipation Puerto Rico Liberal Elites' Writings: The Racial Dissection of the Puerto Rican Specimen Race and Social Struggles in the Restructuring of Late-Nineteenth Century Ponce PART II Changing Empires US Rule and the Volatile Topic of Race in the Public Political Sphere Racial Silencing and the Organizing of Puerto Rican Labor Deflecting Puerto Rico's Blackness The Heavy Weight of Silence